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Course Code: 500736
Duration: 19 Days
How To Apply: Submit Electronic Training Request via Direct Access
Prerequisites: Must be appointed to rank of Chief Warrant Officer. Have not graduated from the CPO Academy or Department of Defense Senior Enlisted Academy.
Special Info: List secondary and third choices in the comments section of the ETR.


This course is held at the Leadership Development Center, Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT. The Chief Warrant Officer Professional Development (CWOPD) focuses on building leadership competences by preparing Senior Enlisted personnel for transition into the Officer Corps. CWOPD builds upon individual skills attained through ones career and provides a vehicle for sharing experiences to improve group effectiveness. This course facilitates professional and personal growth in knowledge, skills, attitudes and abilities through learning, self-awareness, self-assessment, feedback and reflection. Key areas of emphasis are Coast Guard Vision, Core Values, Professionalism, Lifelong learning, and Uniqueness of Chief Warrant Officers in the Coast Guard. This course also emphasizes education assessment, diversity, critical thinking and mentoring. Attendance is mandatory within one year of commissioning as a Chief Warrant Officer.

Convening Dates

Facility Name Start Date End Date Session #
Leadership Development Center 8/7/2017 8/25/2017 83